City Approves Installation of Speed Humps

By Sarah Richardson

A new officer will soon make his way onto the Lewisburg Police Department, once he has been trained. The Lewisburg City Council at their June 21 meeting approved the funds to purchase a new K-9 officer from Logan Haus Kennels in Lewisburg.

Read more in the Wednesday, June 28, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Baldwin Donating Special Session Pay

On the first day of the special budget session, a group of 11 delegates introduced a bill to limit legislator's pay during special sessions. Lead sponsor Stephen Baldwin, D-Greenbrier, argued on May 4 that special session costs are an ineffective and inefficient use of taxpayer dollars, saying, "I don't think legislators should get paid twice when they failed to do the job right the first time."

Read more in the Wednesday, June 28, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

White Sulphur Springs Holds Celebration of Life and Rebirth

By Theresa Flerx

What a difference a year makes. One year ago, on June 23, 2016, the skies opened up to torrential rainfall that flooded much of the Greenbrier Valley, seriously impacting many, including residents of White Sulphur Springs. Receding flood waters left behind mud, debris and broken hearts from the loss of loved ones. One year later, streets are clear, many homes and businesses restored and the names of the lost are engraved in plaques and memorialized with walls and community parks.

Read more in the Monday, June 26, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Rainelle Holds Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony

By Ashley Adkins

John F. Kennedy's words from his speech on West Virginia's 100th anniversary in 1963 were aptly repeated more than once at Rainelle's Candlelight Remembrance Service held Friday, June 23, to mark the first anniversary of the flood that claimed 16 lives in Greenbrier County and 23 in West Virginia.

Read more in the Monday, June 26, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Update Released on Snake Run Shooting

The Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department has released an update on the shooting that occurred on Snake Run Road on June 22. According to their press release on Friday, June 23, autopsies were performed on Erica Dawn Martin and Joe Aaron Baker at the State Medical Examiners Office in Charleston.

Read more in the Monday, June 26, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Anjean Road: Remembering Delmas and Rita Parsons, Nellie Hinkle on Anniversary of Flood

By Ashley Adkins

After starting a new family, Daniel and Katie Parsons made the decision to move closer to their parents so their two boys, just babies at the time, could be raised around their grandparents. They never could have imagined how important that decision would be or how profoundly it would affect their lives.

Read more in the Friday, June 23, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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